Alcatel announced the Alcatel Idol 4s smartphone back in January this year, considering its impressive supports and features, this is a type of quality mid-range phone that hasn’t gone anywhere close to being outdated. Released as an upgraded version of the Alcatel Idol 4 with the sport of a larger display alongside a Virtual Reality Goggle and JBL headphones, the handset can now be purchased for $399.99 (the initial price was $430). Idol 4s comes available in Dark Grey color and is available for purchases (unlocked supporting all carriers) on Amazon.
The Alcatel Idol 4s comes in a larger size measuring 5.5-inch (Idol 4 has a 5.2-inch FHD screen), the 5.5-inch OLED touchscreen panel boasts an impressive QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and runs the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor with Adreno 510 GPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of flash storage with the support of a microSD up to 256GB, and highlights itself with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
The Idol 4S sports a 360-degree 16MP Sony IMX 298 and Toshiba T4KC3-121 sensor main camera with a large f/2.0 aperture lens, phase detection autofocus, HDR, and dual-tone flash for recording 4K videos. The 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and its own flash featured on the handset offers amazing photo shooting supports and FHD video chat at 1080p.
Connectivity features on the Alcatel Idol 4s are highlighted by the support of 4G LTE network, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and Micro USB. A significant feature that will make you love this phone is its sound quality, two JBL speakers housed on the handset will enhance the sound quality. To activate the true powers of these JBL speakers, the phone supporting headphone jack is packed with the Boom button on the side. The Boom feature will help you make fair phone calls in noisy areas or will just provide better music playback and louder sounds. The next-big-thing coming with the Idol 4s is the Alcatel VR Goggle that ships with the device, Alcatel’s Idol 4s became the first phone to ship with a VR device.
Alcatel Idol 4s weighs 149 grams and gets powered by a 3,000 mAh battery that’s capable of powering the phone for up to 800 minutes of talk time and gets fully charged in 100 minutes thanks to the housed Quick Charge 2.0 technology.